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Akira (1988)

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Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project known as Akira. On his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group of anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader. The confrontation sparks off Tetsuo's supernatural power leading to bloody death, a coup attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where Akira's secrets were buried 30 years ago.

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In 2018, the 30th anniversary of Akira (1988) was celebrated. The Japanese post-apocalyptic cyberpunk anime is based on Otomo's 1982 manga of the same name. Akira is very important anime that made a global impact on popular culture and regarded as one of the best cyberpunk anime of all time.

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